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Improve fitness and the capacity for self-defense

We take pride in having a FAMILY ORIENTED academy. Everyone is welcome. Marcus Aurelio Jiu-Jitsu academy is a friendly and safe Martial Arts school that offers programs for all ages, male and female.

Cornerstone Principles

Self Defense and Health

We provide martial arts services to improve fitness and the capacity for self-defense. Our logical curriculum-based approach takes students to new heights mentally and physically.

Character Development

Our environment and teach method revolves around key virtues: discipline, honor, self-control, respect, courtesy, perseverance and loyalty. It is critical to foster these positive characteristics especially as we build confidence and physical aptitude in martial arts.

All Ages and Skill Levels

We offer martial arts classes for everyone, male and female, ages 3 and up. Our academy is family-friendly and focused on safety. Our curriculum focuses on street applicability (self defense), energy efficiency, and natural body movements. We look forward to training with you!

Private Lessons now available!

Advance your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills in a private lesson with Master Marcus Aurelio.

Practice makes perfect, and one-on-one practice with a master of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a sure way to augment your strengths while focusing on the areas you desire the most improvement.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

Youth Programs

Age 3-5

This Program was designed to target age-specific skills for children between the ages of 3 to 5 years old. This program introduces early skills training to the pre-school age group which has limited physical, intellectual, social, and emotional abilities. With That said, more emphasis is placed on building early fundamental skills training with a strategic balance of Martial Arts.

Adult Programs (Age 13 – Adult)

Age 13+

This is our beginners program designed for teens and adults. In this stage, the student will learn 36 essential techniques of self-defense based in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, in a fun, safe and friendly environment. Each lesson focuses on a stand up and ground technique and a new student can start the program at any lesson without any prior experience with the certainty that their safety is our priority. While in this program, students are not allowed to participate in any sparring classes.

Age 6-7

This program promotes self-esteem, self-defense based on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tactics and teaches a child to say ``No`` when facing a situation that challenges their values and opinions. (peer-pressure)


After earning the blue belt, the intermediate program consists of hundreds of advanced techniques clearly and systematic organized called the Master Cycle. The unique structure of this curriculum simplifies the student journey until they earn their black belt. This curriculum consists of seven positional chapters (Mount, Side Mount, Guard, Half Guard, Back Mount, Leg Locks, and Standing). Each one of these chapters are studied and trained for several months before students are ready to proceed to the next chapter.

Age 8-12

This is our popular anti-bullying program. In this program children will learn how to recognize, face and act in the presence of a bully. Although, kids are taught to avoid violence and physical contact at all times, report situations to adults, and communicate clearly and firmly with the bully, if physically attacked they will have all the tools to defend themselves and negotiate.

Age 18+

Along with the development of a formalized curriculum, a standardized teaching methodology, and an interactive learning environment, we give dedicated students and martial artists the opportunity to join the Instructor course and training program to teach at our location or their own location while following our standardized curriculum.

Kickboxing & Seminars

Age 12+

Our Kickboxing program is based off a stand-up combat curriculum based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate, Muay Thai, Taekwondo and Western boxing. Kickboxing is practiced for self-defense, general fitness, or as a contact sport.


Our women’s self-defense classes focus on rape prevention techniques and tactics. We teach our students how to spot danger signs and how to defend themselves when no danger signs are given.


The black belt club is the ultimate leadership program. Students not only advance in their martial art techniques, but are taught the value of character development and citizenship during extracurricular classes. Each student will develop leadership skills that will last a life time.

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